Unlock the Secret: Pickled Lemon Recipe - Tangy Delight πŸ‘

If you're wondering how to pickle lemons, you've come to the right place. This easy pickled lemons recipe is a great way to preserve your citrus bounty and add a zesty punch to your meals. Here's a step-by-step guide on how to create your very own batch of homemade pickled lemons.

Now that you're ready to embark on your pickling journey, let's dive into the process. Remember, patience is key in pickling.

The Art of Pickling Lemons: A Step-by-Step Guide

Quartered lemons with base intact
Prepare Your Lemons
Start by washing your lemons thoroughly. Then, cut the lemons into quarters, but don't cut all the way through. Leave about 1/2 inch at the base so the quarters remain attached.
Salt being sprinkled on opened lemons
Salt Your Lemons
Open each lemon like a flower and generously sprinkle salt on the insides. Don't be shy with the salt, it's crucial for the pickling process.
Salted lemons being packed into a jar
Pack Your Lemons
Pack the salted lemons into a sterilized jar. Press them down to release their juices. The goal is to cover the lemons completely with their own juice and salt.
Extra lemon juice being added to the jar
Add Extra Lemon Juice
If the lemons aren't completely covered by their own juice, add some extra fresh lemon juice until they are submerged.
Sealed jar of lemons on a shelf
Seal and Store
Seal the jar and let it sit at room temperature for about a month. The lemons will be ready when the rinds become soft and the flavors meld together. Remember to shake the jar every few days to distribute the salt and juice.

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And there you have it, your very own homemade pickled lemons! They'll add a unique tangy flavor to your dishes. Happy pickling!

First, you'll need the following ingredients:

  • 5-6 fresh lemons
  • 1/2 cup of sea salt
  • 1 cup of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 quart-sized glass jar with a lid

Now, let's get started with our lemon pickling guide.

  1. Wash the lemons thoroughly and pat dry.
  2. Cut each lemon into quarters, but not all the way through, so they're still connected at the base.
  3. Stuff each lemon with about a tablespoon of sea salt and place them in the jar.
  4. Pour the fresh lemon juice over the lemons, ensuring they're completely submerged.
  5. Screw on the lid and let the jar sit at room temperature for about a month, shaking it once a day to distribute the salt and juice.

After a month, your pickled lemons are ready to use! They can be stored in the fridge for up to 6 months.

Pickled Lemons

You will need:

  • fresh lemons5-6 fresh lemons
  • sea salt1/2 cup of sea salt
  • lemon juice1 cup of fresh lemon juice
  • glass jar1 quart glass jar

Instructions

  1. Start by thoroughly washing the lemons.
  2. Cut the lemons into quarters, but not all the way through. They should still be connected at the base.
  3. Open the lemons and generously sprinkle salt on the insides.
  4. Place the salted lemons into the jar, pressing them down to release their juices and to make room for all the lemons.
  5. Pour the fresh lemon juice over the lemons, ensuring they're completely submerged.
  6. Screw on the lid and let the jar sit at room temperature for about a month, shaking it once a day to distribute the salt and juice.

Notes

After a month, your pickled lemons are ready to use! They can be stored in the fridge for up to 6 months.

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If you're interested in exploring more pickling recipes, check out our guides on asparagus, beets, and garlic.

For those of you who are visual learners, we've got you covered with a handy DIY pickled lemons tutorial video.

Now, let's dive into a visual guide on how to make pickled lemons. This video tutorial by Joshua Weissman will walk you through the process step by step.

Wasn't that easy? As you can see, pickling lemons is a straightforward process. Don't forget that you can always experiment with different quantities and ingredients to create your own unique pickled lemons. Now, let's move on to test your knowledge on pickling.

Lastly, remember that pickling is an art and every batch is unique. Don't be afraid to experiment with different quantities of salt, or adding spices like cinnamon, cloves, or bay leaves to your jar. Happy pickling!

Pickling Lemons Quiz

Test your knowledge on pickling lemons with this fun quiz!

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Lawrence Botsford is a seasoned farmer and a connoisseur of pickling. He cultivates a wide range of vegetables in his personal farm for pickling, especially an array of peppers. With a passion for imparting his extensive knowledge of farming and pickling, Lawrence takes pleasure in teaching individuals how to pickle their own homegrown produce.